19 May Lisa Powers, Former Special Education Director of Hampton City Schools, Joins Accelify SolutionsMay 19, 2016
NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 — Accelify Solutions announced today that Lisa Powers, Ed.D., has joined the company as Lead Consultant, Accelify Consulting, the special education consulting branch of Accelify. With more than 35 years of experience holding classroom, building, and district level leadership positions in special education, Dr. Powers will bring a wealth of knowledge and high-level expertise to support Accelify’s clients as they work to effectively implement Accelify’s technology solutions with the aim of enhancing IDEA compliance and improving special education outcomes.
“I’m thrilled to accept the position of Lead Consultant for Special Education at Accelify,” said Dr. Powers. “As a former classroom teacher and special education administrator, I am devoted to ensuring all students have access to the highest quality special education services. Having implemented Accelify’s systems firsthand during my time in Hampton, I am excited to help bring Accelify’s powerful solutions to other school systems to improve their special education programs.”
Dr. Powers comes to Accelify with decades of experience in public education as a special education teacher, building administrator and central office supervisor and director. During her time with Newport News and Hampton City Public Schools, Lisa was responsible for implementing and integrating the district’s Student Information, Special Education Management, and Medicaid claiming systems.
Lisa has served as a member of the Virginia State Stakeholders Committee for the development of the VA State Performance Plan. She also served as the Region 2 Special Education Directors’ representative to the VDOE State Special Education Council and to the Virginia Council of Administrators of Special Education (VCASE), as well as a member of the Division Level Support Team that worked with the VDOE Office of School Improvement to conduct Academic Reviews and develop improvement plans for schools not meeting AMOs.
“We are honored to welcome Lisa Powers to the organization,” said Alex Brecher, Chief Executive Officer of Accelify. “Dr. Powers’ expertise in areas related to special education policy and practice combined with her impressive record of driving improved special education outcomes will be invaluable in supporting our clients in achieving their program goals.”
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Accelify Solutions, LLC provides enterprise level solutions and decision support tools for special education management. Our systems provide unprecedented visibility into district operations to create program efficiencies and productivity gains at all levels of district administration, ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, reduce program costs, and maximize federal funding through our proven Medicaid consulting practice.
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